Dhu al-Qadah is the second month of the Islamic calendar and it is the month which comes after Shawwal . Dhu al-Qadah 2023 starts from 22 May to 20 June 2023. Dhu al-Qadah is one of the four sacred months in Islam during which warfare is prohibited, hence the name "Master of Truces".
The Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar, and months begin when the first crescent of a new moon is sighted. Since the Islamic lunar calendar year is 11 to 12 days shorter than the tropical year